Fifteen of Yalow’s kindergarten- 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-grade girls will compete in the second NY State Girls Championship Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15, at the Nest+m, a New York City school for gifted and talented students located at 111 Columbia St., in Manhattan. The 6-round tournament over two days will push our female chess players to the next level in chess. Participants will be competing against the best female chess players from across New York State.
Saturday programs are open to students by invitation, and parents should consult with their child’s teachers. This year’s Saturday Academy program is for 3rd graders and has been extended to 12 weeks—through April 28—building student skills in math as well as reading to meet the grade-level requirements. Classes are from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. In order to accommodate Saturday Accademy students, chess team practices will now be scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To be competitive tournament players, students need additional chess instruction beyond Yalow’s regular Tuesday and Thursday chess classes, where tournament tactics are addressed. Fencing team practice for 1st and 2nd graders takes place from from 9:00 […]
The Yalow’s Family Support Alumni Group continues meeting for its seventeenth session with returning parents and children who previously participated in the Yalow Family Support Group program and wish to return for continued skill development in the areas of social skills (children) and reflective parenting. Families will meet at Yalow for an additional 9 Monday evening sessions through June 18, 2018, from 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Sessions are facilitated by therapists from Mosaic Mental Health. If you have questions about the Monday Family Support Group for returning families or Thursday Family Support Group for new families, please call the school at 347-735-5480.
Welcome to the Spring 2018 session of the Family Support Center. The new 10-week session begins on Thursday, April 12, 2018 and ends June 14. Ten families—parents and students—meet Thursday evenings at the school with counselors, beginning at 5:15 p.m. following dismissal. If you wish to attend the complete 10-week spring session, please sign and return the attached form. A brief interview will follow. Parents will learn stress management techniques and discipline techniques, while children will practice social skills in a supportive environment. The Family Support Center is run by a team of clinical professionals from the Mosaic Mental Health Association in partnership with the Rosalyn Yalow Charter School. If […]
The 2018-2019 student enrollment lottery to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in the school cafeteria, located at 116 E. 169th St., Bronx, NY. Parents are welcome to attend the lottery. Applications received by 11:59 p.m. on April 1, 2017, will be included in the lottery. Applications received after that time, will be placed on a wait list in the order in which each application is received. In the case of those applications received prior to 11:59 p.m. April 1, 2017, all applicant names will be placed in the lottery pool for each applicable grade and randomly pulled to fill each vacant seat. Admissions preferences will […]
On Wednesday, March 7, Yalow’s 2nd-grade students will visit the American Museum of Natural History. Teachers will guide children through exhibits as part of their general studies. Children return to the school at 11:45 a.m. for early dismissal. Wednesday dismissal is at 12:00 p.m. so teachers may participate in professional development. Children must be dressed in their school uniforms or they may not go on the trip. Please let teachers know if you are interested in volunteering to chaperone students on this or future trips to the museum.
Wednesday programs are open to students by invitation, and parents should consult with their child’s teachers. Students need tactical instruction in chess and fencing to become more competitive team players. Wednesday sessions go beyond Yalow’s regular curriculum chess and fencing classes, focusing on tournament competition. Yalow’s fencing team practice is for advanced second and third graders, with students using steel épées (one of three fencing weapons).
The Yalow’s Family Support Alumni Group continues meeting for its sixteenth session with returning parents and children who previously participated in the Yalow Family Support Group program and wish to return for continued skill development in the areas of social skills (children) and reflective parenting. Families will meet at Yalow for an additional 9 Monday evening sessions through June 18, 2018, from 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Sessions are facilitated by therapists from Mosaic Mental Health. If you have questions about the Monday Family Support Group for returning families or Thursday Family Support Group for new families, please call the school at 347-735-5480.
On Sunday, April 8, the Yalow Tigers chess team competes in the seventh Right Moves tournament of the season at the beautiful Riverbank State Park, located at 679 Riverside Drive (at 145th St.), in Manhattan. 30 Yalow Tigers will be competing with more than 15 other schools from across the city and suburbs. Rated players compete in four matches; unrated players compete in 5 matches. You must arrive by 9:30 a.m. or your daughter or son may forfeit the first game. The final round will end around 2:45 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 3:00 p.m. Please register your child in advance by filling out the attached registration form.
Chess Camp this week is crucial for preparing Yalow’s chess team girls to compete at the NYS Girls Championship the weekend of April 14-15, 2018, in which 15 K-3 students will be competing for Yalow in two divisions. The 3-day practice session, described below and also available to boys on the team, will reinforce the nuances of tournament play—using digital clocks and chess notation (writing down chess moves during a 100-move match). Students will focus on problem-solving techniques and critical thinking to help find the best counter-moves during tournament matches. The camp will be directed by National Master Jerald Times, and runs 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April […]